Events

Saturday, October 28

"Nevermore: The Imaginary Lie and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe"

Mantorville Theatre Company production. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Dinner theater. Tickets must be reserved in advance.

Caravan du Nord

Concert by Dead Man Winter at 7:30 p.m. Free workshops: "Funding for Artists" at 2:30 p.m., "Promoting Your Band" at 3:30 p.m.

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

FALL Markets outdoors until October 28, 2017 - food with great value grown right here at home

Hugs from Hunter Waffle Breakfast

Waffle Breakfast Featuring Dad's Belgian Waffles hosted by the Hugs from Hunter Foundation. The foundation gives teddy bears and blankets to children in crisis. It was formed in memory of Hunter...

Hosanna's Pantry

Hosanna's Pantry is a satellite food shelf of Channel One in Rochester open the fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Photo ID is required. Coffee and treats served.

Hosanna's Pantry

A satellite food shelf of Channel One in Rochester open the 4th Saturday of every month.

100 Ladies and Gentlemen Craft Sale - 2017

Handmade arts and crafts for fall and Christmas decorating and gifts. Local artists. Indoors. Enjoy a nice fall drive and judge the scarecrow contest!

BooFest Halloween Carnival

3rd Annual Boo Fest Carnival and Educational Enrichment Experience at Century High School on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Just for Kids Concert

Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras will present a Halloween themed Just for Kids Concert for area families

Miniature Garden Day for Children

Create your own miniature container garden in this workshop. We will provide you with a kit that includes a pot, soil, plant, decorative stone and one whimsical accessory. We encourage the kids to...

Native American Fall Expo

Native American Center 31st Fall Expo. Crafts, story telling, food, dance and song!

Trick-or-Treating Trolley Tour!

Go Trick-or-Treating by Trolley in your Halloween Costume to FOUR fun locations in Rochester, including Minnesota Children's Museum Rochester, ABC Toy Zone, Sekapp's Orchard, and Quarry Hill Nature...

Cardio-Boxing

60-minute entire body workout that will make you sweat, challenge you and help you to "knockout" stress. Class contains three primary parts; choreographed cardio-kickboxing, high intensity interval...

Hans Mayer's Fall Concert for Kids

Children's recording artist Hans Mayer returns to Rochester Public Library with a silly concert guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.

Kids Halloween Music Party!

Join us for a morning of Haloween music/songs, games, dancing, costumes and candy! Give your kids another excuse to dress up this year and have a fun morning engaging in music with other kids.

ROCHESTER FOOD TOURS

Come enjoy the delicious food and sites of downtown Rochester. Our leisurely three hour walking food and cultural tour will feature five tastings, while exploring what makes Rochester Minnesota one...

Rochester Zombie Pub Crawl

Rochester Minnesota Zombie Pub Crawl 2017

Tricks & Treats

Halloween activities for the whole family, pets included. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Rochester Pet & Country Store and Paws Ability Dog Training, 3155 Wellner Dr. NE

Willow's Keep Farm: Fall Fun

WILLOW'S KEEP FARM PUMPKIN PATCH & CORN MAZE (OPENING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23) PUMPKINS FOR SALE (50 cents per pound) CORN MAZE ($5 per person) PUMPKIN/GOURD SLINGS TARGET SHOOTING ($5 for 8...

Ask-a-Muslim at the Library

Join the Young Muslim Sisters group for an informal conversation about what it means to be a Muslim today.

History Center of Olmsted County Adult Scavenger Hunt

HCOC’s 4th Annual Adult Scavenger Hunt 2017 Teams of 4 people will follow clues across Rochester while discovering local food, drink, and history! Afterward, join your competitors for an awards...

Trick-or-Treating Trolley Tour!

Go Trick-or-Treating by Trolley in your Halloween Costume to FOUR fun locations in Rochester, including Minnesota Children's Museum Rochester, ABC Toy Zone, Sekapp's Orchard, and Quarry Hill Nature...

Miniature Garden Day for Children

Create your own miniature container garden in this workshop. We will provide you with a kit that includes a pot, soil, plant, decorative stone and one whimsical accessory. We encourage the kids to...

Pumpkin Party

Pumpkins in the exbibits, what will the animals do?

FREE Trunks and Treats

Free Family Event - carnival games, snacks, hayride, and take a walk through the Bible at our trunks.

RCLS Hallelujah Fall Carnival

RCLS’s annual Hallelujah Carnival will be held at the school––2619 9th Ave. NW in Rochester—from 4-7 PM on Saturday, October 28.

Annual Creamed Chicken Dinner

United Methodist Church of Brownsdale is hosting their Annual Creamed Chicken Dinner. The meal will include creamed chicken over biscuit, a hot vegetable, salad bar of homemade salads with pie or...

Trunk or Treat 2017

A FREE family friendly event! Join us for games, prizes, candy, and more! Come in costume and trick-or-treat from car to car. Food and beverages will be available for...

Boo-seum Halloween Party

Boo-seum, non-scary Halloween party, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Children's Museum in La Crosse, Wis.

Zombies are coming to Rochester!

Be in a live-action video game! This is one experience you DON'T want to miss! Outnumbered, face wave after wave of the undead, fighting every second to stay alive. Will you be rescued in time, or...

Halloween Haunted House

A haunted house filled with creepy and scary sights and sounds to frighten you. A fundraiser for Lake City Area Arts arts center.

Murder & Mayhem at Manchester Manor

Join Elder Network for an evening of riotous fun while you sample wine and desserts and "ferret out" the mystery at Manchester Manor.

Murder and Mayhem at Manchester Manor

Join Elder Network for an evening of riotous fun while you sample wine and desserts and "ferret out" the mystery at Manchester Manor. Tickets required. Must be 21 years of age to attend.

Haunted Rochester Trolley Tour

The Haunted Rochester Trolley Tour runs from 6:30 to 10pm and includes visits to unmarked graves, eerie former hospitals and morgues, and many more historically haunted sites located all throughout...

CBB Jazz Combo at the Annadine!

Go back in time to a Repeal Proabition theme at the Annadine in Dodge Center. Enjoy tunes from the 1920's. performed by CBB Jazz Combo

FRIGHT at the FARM

"HAUNTING SOUTHERN MINNESOTA" Come visit Southern Minnesota's most horrifying haunted attraction located at the Willow’s Keep Farm (HWY 52, Zumbrota). With over 10,000 square feet of indoor haunts...

The CBB Jazz Combo

The CBB Jazz Combo is playing at The Annadine-Dodge Center. 16 W. Main St. – 507-273-9530

The D'Sievers Duo at the Redwood Room Fri and Sat Oct 27 and 28 7-11 p.m.

Bryan Wattier (keys) and John Sievers (bone) are bringing some jazzy music to one of Rochester's most intimate rooms: the Redwood Room. We'll be there for two nights: Friday Oct. 27th and Saturday...

Caravan du Nord - Dead Man Winter

Caravan du Nord is back, featuring Dead Man Winter with David Simonett of Trampled by Turtles, Good Night Gold Dust, and Lydia Liza. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7 pm; concert starts at 7:30 pm....

Music from America

Rochester Chamber Music Society presents Rochester artists James Buchan and Horacio Nuguid in a unique performance of music for violin and piano. Their program will include works by American...

Rochester Chamber Music Society

"Music from America." Dvorak, Copland, Korngold, others. Freewill offering.

Stand-up Comedy:  Benny Quash and Geoff LaFleur

Live stand-up comedy every Friday and Saturday (7:30 PM and 10:00 PM) with nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and late night talk shows.

Folk Noir duo, Society of Broken Souls - Forager Brewery

Shining light on the broken bits with grit and grace, Society of Broken Souls - the songwriting duo of multi-instrumentalists Lauryn Shapter and Dennis James, perform at Forager Brewery.

Halloween with Root RIver Jam on Stage High Court Pub Lanesboro

Root River Jam based in SE MN blends folk, rock, celtic, blues and jazz!

A Live Band @ Kathy's Pub

Kathy's Pub features the very best live music in Rochester MN every weekend night at 9:45 pm.

Stand-up Comedy:  Benny Quash and Geoff LaFleur

Live stand-up comedy every Friday and Saturday (7:30 PM and 10:00 PM) with nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and late night talk shows.

Saturday, October 28